City Alo Certification Course

City Alo Certification Course

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City Bank and North South University have collaborated and developed a entrepreneurship course for potential and existing women entrepreneurs. You will receive exclusive entrepreneurial training and networking opportunities which will help you to gain skills that will elevate your personal and professional life.


Specially designed entrepreneurial certification course in collaboration with North South University


Register for the certification course by sending your application through this page or call us at 16234


Take the first step into entrepreneurship or even further expand your business

Course Outline

Whether you are planning to grow your existing business or start your own startup, the City Alo Certification Program is a stepping stone in guiding you to take the next step

  • WEEK-1: Introduction 

    Ice Breaking Session and understanding of the BUSINESS CANVAS model.
  •  WEEK-2: The Basics 

    The essentials required in starting a business, basic understanding of cost elements, revenue, profit and loss, taxes etc.
  • WEEK-3: Marketing

    Understanding of segmentation, targeting, branding & positioning. Factors to consider before successfully operating a business- market size, market share, market growth rate, analysis of competitors. Importance of digital marketing, creating value and using social media as a tool for digital marketing.
  • WEEK-4: Human Resources Management

    Human resource basics. Discussion on employee hiring, training, retaining. time management and the importance of motivation in workplace. Learning how to develop a long-term trusting relationship with your employees.
  • WEEK-5: Pricing and Volume

    In depth analysis on financials-gross margin, break even analysis. Understanding on how to scale your business and make it more profitable. Discussion on planning for growth and setting targets.
  • WEEK-6: Sourcing, Cost Control and Purchasing 

    Discussion on enhancing product line and supply chain management. Detailed discussion of Inventory Management- stocking up products for special occasion and effectively managing inventory.


    Understanding different types of capital and sources of capital. Basic understanding of cash flow and how much someone should invest in their business, knowing the break-even point and target revenue and the criteria’s of eligibility and how to apply for a long term loan.


    Interactive sessions through role playing exercises. Basic understanding of the elements of interpersonal communication. How to engage with the audience and handle customers during difficult situations. Know how’s of how to create and nurture a strong network.


    Case Solving session on whatever has been taught in previous sessions. Selected practical business questions to be analyzed relating theory to practical scenario, followed by a 3-minute presentation by the participants discussing the case in front of the judges.


    Certificates will be awarded to all the participants enrolled in the course with the Vice-Chancellor as the chief guest, followed by a group photo session with all the participants as part of the closing ceremony.

Course Fee

BDT 5,000 only

The course is taught on every Saturday from 09:30 am – 12:30 pm by NSU faculty members in North South University premises. After the intensive 10 weeks and upon completion of the course, all participants receive a certificate. The medium of instruction is Bangla. The course fees are BDT 5,000 only.


Fahmina Hossain testimonial

"This course has been a stepping stone for me in learning how to start and successfully operate a business."

Fahmina Hossain

Fahmina Hossain

Founder, A catering service

Course Instructors

Below are few of the experienced and qualified faculties that will teach the various modules of the course

Course Starts May, 2020

City Alo Certification Course

The registration for the upcoming batch is ongoing. Seats are limited and we will close the registration after reaching our total seat limits.